Monthly Archives: November 2014

ETH Spin-off Amphiro Helps Save Energy while Showering

ETH Spin-off Amphiro Helps Save Energy while Showering The world’s first self-powered shower monitor helps users save an average of 23% of their thermal energy. ETH Zurich spin-off company Amphiro helps users reduce their carbon footprint by showing in real-time … Continue reading

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Signing Ceremony with WSL-SLF during the 50-th anniversary of NIED Ceremony

Switzerland’s WSL-SLF taking part in the 50-th anniversary of NIED Ceremony During the celebration of the 50-year anniversary of Japan’s National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED), Snow and Ice Research Center, Switzerland’s Institute for Snow and … Continue reading

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Architecture Exhibition Attracts Over 4,000!

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Architecture Exhibition Attracted Over 4,000 Visitors! Despite two typhoons and its short exhibition period, the JP-CH 2014: Building in Context attracted over 4,000 visitors to the Spiral Garden. This special presentation featuring prominent Japanese architects for their works in Switzerland, … Continue reading

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First Heinrich Rohrer Medals Awarded

First Heinrich Rohrer Medals Awarded The Surface Science Society of Japan (SSSJ) in collaboration with IBM Research Zurich, the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan and his wife Rose-Marie initiated in 2013 the Heinrich Rohrer Medal in order to celebrate the … Continue reading

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UZH alumni welcome newcomers

UZH alumni welcome newcomers UZH Alumni Chapter Japan welcomed on Friday evening the newcomers from the University of Zurich to Japan. 14 exchange students and alumni gathered at a conveniently located pub in Osaki, Tokyo. Ms. Rahel Kaegi-Romero, head of … Continue reading

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DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO 2014

Digital Content Expo 2014 From October 24 to 26 of this year, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation known as Miraikan hosted the DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO 2014, organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Every … Continue reading

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Honorary Doctorate for Dr. Yuko Harayama (CSTI, Cabinet Office)

Honorary Doctorate for Dr. Yuko Harayama (CSTI, Cabinet Office) The University of Neuchâtel awarded at its “Dies Academicus” (University Day) an honorary doctorate to Dr. Yuko Harayama of the Cabinet Office’s Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI). Dr. Harayama … Continue reading

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CSEM introduces white solar panels

Revolution not innovation: CSEM releases white solar panels Until now, solar energy has been associated with blue-black photovoltaic panels that cover buildings and devices with a monotone hue. The appearance is visually unappealing and this has hindered the acceptance of … Continue reading

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